ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2011-2013/14 / Commentary

ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2011-2013/14 - 51st match

Ireland v Scotland

Ireland won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)

41.4

Dockrell to Sharif, no run, hits the ball to short extra cover

41.5

Dockrell to Sharif, no run, gets on the front foot and up to mid-off

41.6

Dockrell to Sharif, no run, gets forward and defends up to mid-off. Thats a double wicket maiden for Dockrell.

Scotland 165/8   SM Sharif 0* (3b)

42.3

Murtagh to Sharif, no run, gets forward and Sharif hits the ball up to mid-on

42.4

Murtagh to Sharif, no run, guides the ball to point and Porterfield stops the ball

42.5

Murtagh to Sharif, no run, gets forward to a good length ball and hits it up to Johnston at mid-off

42.6

Murtagh to Sharif, FOUR, gets an edge down legside and Wilson dives for the ball. He cant stop it and it races to the rope

Scotland 174/8   SM Sharif 4* (7b 1x4)

43.2

Dockrell to Sharif, no run, gets in line and plays the ball back to the bowler

43.3

Dockrell to Sharif, 1 run, gets forward and hits down to long-off

43.6

Dockrell to Sharif, 1 run, goes back in the crease and hits the ball down to long-on

Scotland 178/8   SM Sharif 6* (10b 1x4)

44.1

Murtagh to Sharif, 1 run, gets forward and hits the ball down to long-on

44.6

Murtagh to Sharif, FOUR, gets onto the front foot and smacks a drive through extra cover. What a great shot by Sharif

Scotland 186/8   SM Sharif 11* (12b 2x4)

45.2

Johnston to Sharif, 1 run, plays a late cut and the ball goes down to fine third man

45.4

Johnston to Sharif, 1 run, clipped off the pads and down to short long leg. You feel that Scotland need to be hitting boundaries here.

45.6

Johnston to Sharif, 1 wide, its a short bouncer which goes down the legside

45.6

Johnston to Sharif, 1 run, Johnston goes for another short ball and Sharif does well to guide it down to third man.

Scotland 193/8   SM Sharif 14* (15b 2x4)

46.1

Sorensen to Sharif, no run, good length ball which is hit back up the pitch.

46.2

Sorensen to Sharif, 1 run, its a short ball which sits up and is cut to the cover sweeper

46.4

Sorensen to Sharif, no run, looks to clip the ball down to long leg. Gets an inside edge onto the pad and Sorensen fields himself

46.5

Sorensen to Sharif, 1 run, hits the ball up to mid-wicket and they take a quick single

Scotland 196/8   SM Sharif 16* (19b 2x4)

47.1

Johnston to Sharif, no run, its a good length ball and its hit up to extra cover

47.2

Johnston to Sharif, 1 run, its a full ball from Johnston and they take on mid-on. He cant stop the run

47.5

Johnston to Sharif, FOUR, gets the outside edge and it takes it past the keeper. It races to the rope

47.6

Johnston to Sharif, FOUR, gets a thick outside edge and its past the keeper and to the rope again

Scotland 206/8   SM Sharif 25* (23b 4x4)

48.2

Murtagh to Sharif, 1 run, hits the ball to Porterfield at extra cover. He thinks about throwing at the stumps abut doesnt want the overthrow

48.4

Murtagh to Sharif, OUT, gets a good yorker from Murtagh. It goes up to Porterfield at mid-off. He throws at the non-strikers end and Sharif is out by a couple of yards

SM Sharif run out 26 (25m 25b 4x4 0x6) SR: 104.00

Scotland 209/9   SM Sharif 26 (25b 4x4)
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